Data Center Technician / System Administrator II

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia


Description

Systems Administrator

Location:  Arlington, VA. Remote options and on-site

Datawiz Corporation, a minority-owned Virginia based business incorporated in 1999. Datawiz is appraised at CMMI Level III for DEV & SVS by CMMI Institute a subsidiary of ISACA. Datawiz also achieved ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, and ISO 20000-1:2011 certifications.  With strong qualifications in Building, Securing and Managing IT infrastructure for Public and Commercial Sectors. 

Datawiz holds a strong position and reputation providing support to various federal agencies to meet their small-business utilization requirements with high caliber products and services offerings, for their critical business processes. Through our proven project management and cost engineering methodology services, we ensure that our clients get maximum return on their investment by managing systems to meet their current and future needs.

Datawiz has a current opening for a Systems Administrator to support one of our largest Government clients located in Arlington, VA.

In this role, the Systems Administrator will be responsible for patching schedules, relevant project documentation and typical hardware install, move, add, change events that take place in a data center. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Racking and stacking various servers, storage equipment, appliances, network equipment and chassis/blade enclosures, etc.
  • Configuring equipment / crash carting / logging into locally and configuring as needed
  • Replacing components like hard drives, dimms, NIC cards and/or working with vendors for maintenance and repair
  • Keeping records updated via ServiceNow and Nlyte, coordinating site shutdown/startups, closures and buildouts, researching hardware End of Sale / End of Support Life that translates to managing servers rooms and datacenter spaces.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education or experience.
  • Understanding of all data center functions (production operations, network, server, storage, database, change control, help desk, systems management and facilities) is desired
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal), organizational, presentation and collaboration skills are essential
  • 2+ years of data center specific or similar experience working in critical facilities, performing hands-on buildout and/or “rack and stack” work

Datawiz offers the following Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Time Off